LARGO, Md. – The Prince George's track and field team heads to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Athletic and Fitness Center Track & Field Complex on the campus of Howard Community College starting on Thursday.
The Owls women's track and field team, who finished as the NJCAA Division III Runner-Up in 2016, will kick off the national tournament in the 4x100m relay on Thursday at 2:25 p.m. with Druex Collins, Mary Foday, Hannah White and Ashley Wilson set to run in the event.
The men's track and field team will start the championships in the 4x800m relay on Thursday at 3 p.m. with Christy-Morel Andjalepou, Edwin Brown III, Ari Wilson and Baladji Diakite set to hit the starting blocks.
Ashley Wilson will be the first to compete as an individual in the long jump on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. She will also open the team's participation on Friday in the triple jump at 3:30 p.m.
Andjalepou will run in the 1500m run trials at 3:45 p.m. and then the 800m run trials two hours after running the 800m trials.
Collins and Ashley Wilson will be in the trials in the 400m dash (4:15 p.m.) and the 200m dash (6:30 p.m.) while Foday is scheduled to run in the 200m dash and the 100m dash (4:30 p.m.) on Friday.
Diakite and Ari Wilson will race in the 400m dash trials on Friday at 4:15 p.m. while Tommy Hunt will run in the 200m dash trials at 6:45 p.m. on Friday.
The women's relay teams will be come back and compete in the 4x400m relay in the trials on Friday at 7:20 p.m. and the men's 4x400m relay will follow at 7:30 p.m.
With the exception of the long and triple jumps all of the finals will take place on Saturday. Semifinals and finals will also take place for the women's 100m dash and men's and women's 200m dash on Saturday.
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Women's Long Jump (Thu, May 11-4:30 p.m.)
Women's Triple Jump (Fri, May 12-3:30 p.m.)
Men's 1500m run (Fri, May 12-3:45 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-12:20 p.m. Finals)
Women's 400m dash (Fri, May 12-4 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-12:30 p.m. Finals)
Druex Collins, Ashley Wilson
Men's 400m dash (Fri, May 12-4:15 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-12:35 p.m. Finals)
Baladji Diakite, Ari Wilson
Women's 100m dash (Fri, May 12-4:30 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-9 a.m. Semifinals; 12:40 p.m. Finals)
Men's 800m run (Fri, May 12-5:45 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-1:45 p.m. Finals)
Men's 200m dash (Fri, May 12-6:45 p.m. Trials; Sat, May 13-10:15 a.m. Semifinals; 2:15 p.m. Finals)
Tommy Hunt III